Paul Anthony Parkins
Paul Anthony Parkins was born July 7, 1971, in Toledo, Ohio.
He had been a resident of Edgewood for eight years, formerly living in the Dallas area and Georgia.
He began his career in transportation logistics for mail order Honey Hams in Atlanta. After self-training, he worked for Ballentine Co./Wilmington Trust in Atlanta as an IT specialist.
In Georgia, he served as the president of Buckhead Rotaract Club from 2001-2003. After moving to Texas, he worked for Billingsley Real Estate in Carrolton. Separate from the corporate world, he was an entrepreneur, working with Green Horizons, an online, pre-paid electric company.
He and his brother, Ian ran the Legendary Lone Star Taco Stand in Canton from 2010-‘12, until he was diagnosed with cancer. In 2015, he worked as a contract resource IT specialist for Winning Strategies.